Waterloo Region - a Rich Heritage - a Bright Future

Waterloo Region is an agriculturally productive community with close ties to the local Mennonite culture. Historically a manufacturing centre, today the area is home to world-class educational facilities, leading edge health care services and a broad industry base that City Hallincludes such international trade giants as Toyota, Automation Tooling Systems and Research in Motion (maker of the BlackBerry). As one of the fastest growing communities in Canada, Waterloo Region’s current population of 500,000 is projected to increase to over 700,000 by the year 2030. Here arts, industry, technology and a rich cultural heritage come together for a diverse and prosperous standard of living that is often described as being a small town in the city.

To learn more about our community, the people, and the organizations that are helping shape the development of this rapidly expanding region of Ontario, we invite you to visit the Community Links page.